Fibromyalgia – What to Do When the Fibro Ignites
As we head into the dog days of summer, the weather is heating up. For the nearly 5 million people in the United States with Fibromyalgia, they might experience a different kind of heat – the burning pain that typically comes along with this diagnosis.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that can cause a wide range of symptoms throughout the body. It’s usually diagnosed between the ages of 30 and 50, and 80% to 90% of the people affected are women.
The most common symptoms are:
- chronic pain all over the body
- memory problems
- sleep disturbances
- depression or anxiety.